Is the stimulant medication the only way to treat ADHD?

Patients suffering from ADHD are usually treated with stimulants. And the truth is that such treatment may result in significant relief and can improve the quality of life. On the other hand, stimulants are not the ideal solution. Many patients need other medication than stimulants because these substances: do not bring relief in ADHD symptoms cause various, also serious, side

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Food allergy – what is it?

Are you allergic to something? Peanuts, shrimp, maybe cow milk? These are products which often cause an allergic reaction. Eggs, soy or wheat are also on the black list. You may have not known that even around 3 million children, in the U.S. only, are allergic to something! If food allergy is so common, you need to know more about

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Check whether your child is lactose intolerant

Your child complains about some discomfort of his/her digestive system? Some stomach problems after drinking milk or other dairy products can suggest the lactose intolerance. In general, we all need an enzyme – lactase – to digest lactose. Lactose is a sugar present in milk (also breast milk), dairy products and all products  containing milk like bread, sweets, dressings etc.

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Help your children eat healthier

Before you think “ – It is impossible, there is so much tasty junk food available that my children will not want to eat healthy foods instead…” read what benefits of eating better you all may receive. You should be aware of the fact that unhealthy diet is not only the matter of possible obesity and some illnesses in the

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My child has lost a tooth, can it be replaced?

Dental implants are a great replacement for missing teeth, but they are in the case of adults. What about children? They have so many accidents during their sport activity, playtime or even at home that they are more likely to lose one of their teeth. Losing a milk tooth is not a tragedy for a little child who does not

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Teeth cleaning practice for your child

Good habits learnt in our childhood have the tendency to survive. Our children are more likely to take a good care of their teeth if we show them how important it is. Start teaching your children to clean their teeth right as soon as possible. When is a good time to start? It is the infancy period. It means cleaning

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Obesity problem among children

Currently, we can observe a growing number of overweight, or even obese, children. One third of the American children weights too much. Being plump in your childhood brings higher risk of obesity, and thus many unwanted ailments, in adulthood. Heart diseases, diabetes, depression or other emotional problems are the illnesses on which we are working throughout years. The roots of

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